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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

ClassicalStile AnticoSing With the Voice of MelodyHarmonia Mundi3.5 starsThe 12 singers who make up the British polyphony choir Stile Antico are celebrating the choir’s 10-year anniversary... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Tuesday, August 4, 2015

PopTame ImpalaCurrents [Interscope]3.5 starsThe first thing you notice about “Currents,” the third release from the Kevin Parker-led Australian band Tame Impala, is how absolutely... Read More

Thursday, July 30, 2015

JazzJames Brandon Lewis“Days of Freeman”[Okeh]Four stars“I didn’t grow up a hip-hop head,” says James Brandon Lewis, “but where I grew up in Buffalo, New... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Thursday, July 30, 2015

An antidote to bro-country, to be sure, Jason Isbell’s “Something More Than Free” is also an incredibly high-quality singer-songwriter affair with abundant charms revealed with subtlety and... Read More

Sunday, July 26, 2015

JazzLorraine Feather, “Flirting With Disaster” (Jazzed Media). It is literally true that Lorraine Feather is “too cool.” We must put a stop to that now. When you put it... Read More

Thursday, July 23, 2015

R&BBilalIn Another Life[eOne Music]∆∆∆øHe grew up in the birthplace of Philly soul, was raised in the Black Baptist Church, attended the New School for Jazz and... Read More

By Jeff Miers » Wednesday, July 22, 2015

R&BBilalIn Another Life[eOne Music]3 and ½ starsHe grew up in the birthplace of Philly Soul, was raised in the Black Baptist Church, attended the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music... Read More

Saturday, July 18, 2015

CountryKasey Chambers, “Bittersweet” (Sugar Hill). Australia is definitely another country. They do things differently there. Australian country singers are not only in more classic-era... Read More

Thursday, July 16, 2015

JazzMiles DavisAt Newport: 1955-1975[Columbia Legacy]∆∆∆∆Sensational.There will be no greater jazz box in 2015 than this four-disc collection of Miles Davis performances... Read More

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Folk James Taylor "Before This World" [Concord] 3.5 stars (out of 4) His first collection of original songs in 13 years, the disc proclaims with no small understandable pride. Yeoman... Read More

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